Clinical Research Associate

Published On: 1/3/2020

Clinical Research Associate



Conduct site management and data monitoring of assigned clinical sites. Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with applicable Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Main Responsibilities

  • Conduct site selection visits to ensure that the facilities and staff are adequate for conducting studies.
  • Conduct site initiation visits to ensure sites and study staff are adequately trained and prepared to conduct the study.
  • Verify that the research site investigator(s) and study personnel are conducting the study according to the study protocol, GCPs, and regulatory requirements to ensure protection and ethical treatment of human subjects.
  • Perform monitoring activities per the monitoring plan (e.g. verification of source documents, informed consent review, site communications, follow up on data anomalies, etc.).
  • Review accuracy and completeness of site records (i.e., essential documents, query resolution, and other study documents).
  • Ensure complete reporting and proper documentation of monitoring activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree, preferable in science or in a related field. 3 years of previous CRA or advanced clinical data experience.  Experience monitoring clinical trials in the Respiratory therapeutic area is preferred. Real world evidence or phase IV experience is also preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) in conduct of clinical studies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent Microsoft Office skills as well as computer data acquisition and report writing. Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts. Ability to independently set and manage multiple priorities. Ability to demonstrate advanced judgment and decision-making ability in the execution / oversight of study sites.


This is an office-based position.  Most monitoring activities are completed remotely, however occasional travel may be required.

How to tell us about yourself

Send us an email with your resume and cover letter to

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. This position is only considering candidates that can work out of our Durham, NC office.